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Sri Lanka: Resolution 30/1 Implementation Monitor: Statistical & Analytical Review No. 6

This is Verité Research’s latest study on the Sri Lanka government’s progress in fulfilling the commitments on reconciliation and accountability in UNHRC Resolution 30/1. At the 43rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in February 2020, Sri Lanka informed of its decision to withdraw from co-sponsoring Resolution 40/1 of 2019, and its preceding Resolutions 34/1 of March 2017, and 30/1 of October 2015.

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Strengthening the presidency; Weakening the democracy: A brief analysis of the Twentieth Amendment to the Constitution of Sri Lanka

On 22 October 2020, the Twentieth Amendment (20A) to the Constitution of Sri Lanka was enacted.[i] The 20A reversed much of the reforms introduced by the preceding Nineteenth Amendment (19A) to the Constitution, with the primary effect of the 20A being the consolidation of power in the office of the executive president. This article explores the 20A and is divided into two main sections. Firstly, it will briefly set out the background to the passage of the 20A. Second, the features of the 20A will be discussed in respect of their implications on governance and the constitution.

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CSO Sustainability Index 2019: Sri Lanka Country Report

The 2019 Civil Society Organization (CSO) Sustainability Index for Asia was published in December this year. This index has been assessing the civil society sector in Sri Lanka since 2014. The sixth edition of the Index reports on the state of CSO sectors in nine countries in Asia.

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CSO Sustainability Index 2019: Asia Report

The 2019 Civil Society Organization (CSO) Sustainability Index for Asia was published in December this year. This index has been assessing the civil society sector in Sri Lanka since 2014. The sixth edition of the Index reports on the state of CSO sectors in nine countries in Asia.

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2021 வரவு செலவுத்திட்டம் குறித்த பொது அறிக்கை

அரசாங்க நிதி பற்றிய குழுவிற்கு (COPF) வழங்கப்பட்ட ஆணையின் பிரகாரம் இந்த பொது அறிக்கையானது வெறிட்டே ரிசர்சினால் தொகுக்கப்பட்டுள்ளது.

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2021 අයවැය: අයවැය ඇස්තමේන්තුවල භාවිත කර ඇති රාජ්‍ය ආදායම්, මුල්‍ය සහ ආර්ථික උපකල්පනයන් ගැන පොදු ජනතාව වෙනුවෙන් සිදුකරන ලද සොයාබැලීමක්

2021 අයවැය ඇස්තමේන්තුවල භාවිතා කර ඇති රාජ්‍ය ආදායම්, මුල්‍ය සහ ආර්ථික උපකල්පනයන් ගැන ඇගයීමක් මෙම වාර්තාවෙන් සිදුකර තිබේ.

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Public Report on the 2021 Budget: Assessment of the Fiscal, Financial and Economic Assumptions used in the Budget Estimates

This report provides an assessment and analysis of the fiscal, financial and economic assumptions and estimates applied in the formulation of the 2021 Budget.

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Sri Lanka: Online Child Sexual Exploitation Legal Gap Analysis

The study provides a legal gap analysis by examining the legislative and policy framework pertaining to online child sexual exploitation (OCSE) in Sri Lanka. It provides an overview of OCSE globally and in Sri Lanka.

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Youth Labour Market Assessment Sri Lanka

Building on the Youth Labour Market Assessment published by Verite Research in 2018, this report focuses on a series of specific issues that represent key barriers to increasing youth employment and youth employability in Sri Lanka. Given the potential of youth entrepreneurship to serve as a key driver for increasing the labour force participation of youth, including young women, the current report also investigates key challenges and opportunities for increasing youth entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka.

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Slide Deck: Unlocking the Potential of Data: A Case Study on Data Dissemination Practices in Sri Lanka Customs

Successful economies have increasingly recognised the importance of improving access to data collected by governments. Accurate, timely and easily accessible data helps private sector growth and results in improved delivery by government. Sri Lanka Customs is the key government agency that collects trade data. Access to timely trade data is vital for firms engaging in international trade to make sound business decisions. It is also the basis on which countries should be formulating their trade policies and assessing their impact.

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